Category Archives: Transport

Country Road Sweet Service Award; Cape Town Traffic Department Sour Service Award!

The Sweet Service Award goes to Country Road’s Regional Manager Trevone, who came to my rescue when I reported the shocking service I received at the Country Road V & A Waterfront branch, from its store manager Zoelva Brewer. I had arrived at the store just after its opening at 9h00 last week, and put down a top from the Country Road section at the Trenery counter, wandering off to look at a cardigan close by. When I returned to the counter, the top was still lying there despite a staff member standing behind the counter. No other staff member was present, other than two chattering security staff at the opposite end of the store, squeezing the pimples on their face at the mirror! The staff member was standing with a can of Mr Min in her hand, and said that she couldn’t do the Continue reading →

City of Cape Town Sweet Service and Sour Service Awards!

CBDriThe Sweet Service Award goes to the City of Cape Town for the wonderful work it has done to enlarge and soften some of the curves on Camps Bay Drive, which was re-opened on Monday after almost eight months of construction, unfortunately running late by two months. The cost of the upgrade was R30 million. Odd is how Councillor Jacques Weber started crowing about the opening one day before, when he did not utter one word of feedback or sympathy to residents of Camps Bay and Hout Bay, who were severely inconvenienced by the road closures. The highlight is the creation of a new tourist stop on Continue reading →